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Training sessions

Free training sessions available for all staff.  All sessions are fully customisable.

All training can be provided via video conference (MS Teams).  Sessions can be arranged for groups or for individuals.

Please email us to request training or to discuss training requirements

Learn about our resources

Your Library, Your Resources

An overview of library services and resources

Length: 60 minutes

Work Smarter with Library Resources 

Discover the subjects and types of information available from databases, point-of-care tools,e-books and grey literature in your field

Length: 60 minutes

Manage your information

Work Smarter with Articles

An introductory session to learn how to conduct a simple database search using keywords

Length: 60 minutes

Work Smarter with Research Databases

Learn how to develop and implement an effective search strategy:

  • Formulate a search question & identify key concepts using PICO or SPICE
  • Search using subject headings
  • Combine search queries using Boolean Logic
  • Save search results

Work Smarter with the Evidence

This session covers how to find and embed evidence into practice:

  • Identify key EBP resources 
  • Understand how the Library resources align with & support EBP

Sharpen your research skills

Work Smarter with EndNote

An introduction on how to manage your references with EndNote:

  • Create an EndNote Library
  • Enter, import and organise references in EndNote
  • Use Cite-While-You-Write (integrating EndNote with Word)

Work Smarter by Keeping Up-To-Date

Learn how to develop an effective current awareness strategy:

  • Set up subject alerts
  • Set up journal table of contents alerts
  • Discover RSS feeds

Other training resources

Library subscribed resources that can be used to track your professional development activities.

Clinical Key About ClinicalKey - How-to videos and downloads

UpToDate - about the continuing medical education in UpToDate

A local free training option - WA Health Translation Network’s Online Training Platform

A number of other online learning options are available. The Library does not subscribe to these resources but personal subscriptions are available

Why doesn't the Library subscribe to these resources?

  • The Library is not funded to provide this type of resource. Some professional colleges purchase access for members
  • Some resources such as MKSAP have no institutional licence available
  • This type of resource is intended for individuals, and individual logins are required so that learning progress can be tracked
  • Clinicians can use PD entitlements in their salary to buy access as required
  • Individual subscriptions are portable and can go with you if you change jobs